From the May 1975 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Two Ways to Hundle DWIs

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Treatment of alcoholic workers reduces the number of their driving infractions, according to a study conducted by Frank A. Seixas, MD, medical director of the National Council on Alcoholism, and Anna Lee Hopson, Ph.D. [It] comprised an examination of Motor Vehicle Department records for 391 alcoholics, employed in eight large industries across the [U.S.]. The records for these industrially treated subjects for the three-year period before the alcoholic's entry into a treatment program and for the three years following his return to satisfactory job performance were compared. Driving records of controls were studied for the same dates.

-- Physician's Alcohol Newsletter

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